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Masterpiece Mystery's "Silk"


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#1 ONLINE   Steve

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Posted 01 September 2013 - 01:09 PM

Mrs. and I really enjoyed the US premiere on PBS. We were great Rumpole fans, and it felt good to be "in chambers" once again! :)

 

If you missed the first episode, it's re-airing on some PBS channels. There's no episode title, AFAIK, but the episode description is "Martha Costello takes on challenging cases in an effort to boost her chances of becoming Queen's Counsel."


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Posted 01 September 2013 - 01:43 PM

Mrs. and I really enjoyed the US premiere on PBS. We were great Rumpole fans, and it felt good to be "in chambers" once again! :)
 
If you missed the first episode, it's re-airing on some PBS channels. There's no episode title, AFAIK, but the episode description is "Martha Costello takes on challenging cases in an effort to boost her chances of becoming Queen's Counsel."


I will watch paint drying if telecast on PBS Masterpiece. So last weeks episode and looking forward to tonight.

#3 ONLINE   Steve

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Posted 01 September 2013 - 02:40 PM

I will watch paint drying if telecast on PBS Masterpiece. So last weeks episode and looking forward to tonight.

 

Same here when it comes to Masterpiece Mystery. We're more selective when it comes to Masterpiece Theater, however.

 

BTW, there are 3 new Foyle's War episodes in the can. Can't wait to see those!


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Posted 01 September 2013 - 03:40 PM

Same here when it comes to Masterpiece Mystery. We're more selective when it comes to Masterpiece Theater, however.
 
BTW, there are 3 new Foyle's War episodes in the can. Can't wait to see those!


You are right about Masterpiece Mystery. Am looking forward to three seasons of Silk.

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Posted 01 September 2013 - 10:40 PM

I enjoyed it, but the legal rules are hard to follow.  I remember having the same problems when reading British novels that have their legal system as part of the plot.


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Posted 25 September 2013 - 01:11 PM

Same here when it comes to Masterpiece Mystery. We're more selective when it comes to Masterpiece Theater, however.
 
BTW, there are 3 new Foyle's War episodes in the can. Can't wait to see those!


Before I started watching this serial I look it up on IMDB and notice that this was the seventh season. I also notice that they were all available on Amazon Instant video. I am starting on the third season and looking forward to the rest. This might be the best of all the Masterpiece Mystery.

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Posted 25 September 2013 - 02:39 PM

Before I started watching this serial I look it up on IMDB and notice that this was the seventh season. I also notice that they were all available on Amazon Instant video. I am starting on the third season and looking forward to the rest. This might be the best of all the Masterpiece Mystery.

 

Wife and I really loved the first 7 seasons. Besides some good yarns, the show offers a fascinating glimpse of what it really must have been like to live in England during the war.

 

And Kitchen's a wonderful actor, IMHO.


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Posted 25 September 2013 - 02:54 PM

Wife and I really loved the first 7 seasons. Besides some good yarns, the show offers a fascinating glimpse of what it really must have been like to live in England during the war.
 
And Kitchen's a wonderful actor, IMHO.


I agree with you completely.

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Posted 01 December 2013 - 12:43 PM

Same here when it comes to Masterpiece Mystery. We're more selective when it comes to Masterpiece Theater, however.
 
BTW, there are 3 new Foyle's War episodes in the can. Can't wait to see those!


Finally watch the first six seasons on Netflix. Now I can watch this season three episodes. Again I repeat this is on of the best shows on television.

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Posted 01 December 2013 - 02:12 PM

I watched the new Foyle's War Friday and it is as good as the previous episodes. I am looking forward to the next 3. With these shows I tend to get them from Netflix and will be watching Silks as soon as it is available to ship.


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Posted 01 December 2013 - 02:26 PM

I have just set my record options to keeping ten, as I have but three Foyles and two Silks, all in same folder. I set to All, hoping I get the fill ins.


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Posted 01 December 2013 - 02:44 PM

I have just set my record options to keeping ten, as I have but three Foyles and two Silks, all in same folder. I set to All, hoping I get the fill ins.

 

You can probably watch Foyle out of order, but I really recommend waiting on the 2013 episodes until you've watched the first 22. IIRC, there's a bit of sometimes helpful back story that runs through some of the episodes.

 

Finally watch the first six seasons on Netflix. Now I can watch this season three episodes. Again I repeat this is on of the best shows on television.

 

There were 7 seasons through 2010 (22 episodes total), and the 2013 episodes (23-25) are actually season 8. Did Netflix condense them to 6 seasons?

 

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Posted 01 December 2013 - 03:18 PM

I watched Silk on PBS, than when vudu had season 1 in HD for $10, I purchased it to see what was cut from the pbs  broadcasts. Couldn't wait for next year, so I got non-us of seasons 1 & 2 on dvd. I'm through 3 of the 6 episodes of season 2.


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Posted 01 December 2013 - 05:17 PM

Exactly why I wait to watch them on DVD through Netflix. The next Foyle series will be 2 hours for each episode and PBS will condense that to 90 minutes, while the DVD will contain the entire episode.


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